At least seven districts have sent students with special needs to Shiloh Treatment Center in recent years.
Kids who cross the border alone are held in government-funded shelters. When they misbehave, staff sometimes call police. And kids are getting arrested, jailed – sometimes even tased.
The federal refugee agency is supposed to care for migrant children. But some shelters have turned to police after children allegedly fought, damaged property or had mental health needs.
Newly obtained data show that the U.S. government has detained more than 25,000 migrant children for longer than 100 days over the past six years.
A 10-year-old Honduran girl came to the United States seeking asylum. Instead, she was detained – away from her family – for nearly seven years.
Durante seis años, una familia de Carolina del Norte ha tratado de averiguar qué hizo el gobierno de los Estados Unidos con sus hijos después de ser separados en la frontera.
For six years, a North Carolina family has tried to find out what the U.S. government did with its children after they were separated at the border.
A 10-year-old girl is separated from her family at the border and enters U.S. custody. Now she’s 17 and still in a shelter. Her family can’t find her.
The stories of two families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border. We compare their experiences with what the government said was supposed to happen.
New regulations would affect the nearly 13,000 children currently in the care of the Office of Refugee Resettlement.